The “ANNIVERSARY GALA“ in Cologne marked a golden highlight for the GVS Group. The trading group spent one whole day and one night together with its members, cooperation partners from all over Europe, business partners and service providers. Great company, a lot of conversations, a bit of glamour but never over the top, music, dancing and a great atmosphere showed that the Group is not only on top in business but also in celebrating.
The over 200 guests were welcomed already around noon to join the “Churches, Kölsch and carnival” city tour with a visit to the tradition-steeped brewery Sion. Only some hours later the actual highlight was about to start: the festive ANNIVERSARY GALA aboard the event boat “Oceandiva”. It was already on the gangway that the chairmen of the board Klaus Agsteiner and Joachim Homberger, chairman of the supervisory board Tilmann Klein and procurator Matthias Ikas gave a warm welcome to their guests. The gala started with a champagne reception in an atmospheric surrounding while the ship left for its night tour on the Rhine.
On board the guests were able to recall the 40-year-old history of the GVS Group on large history banners. In his speech Klaus Agsteiner gave a moving impression about the past, starting with the foundation as a union in 1976, recapped the many stages of expansion and came to a conclusion with some words about the currently imminent construction of a central warehouse in 2017.